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The Trotting and The Pacing Horse in America by  Hamilton [HORSE RACING]. BUSBEY - 1st Edition - 1904 - from Houle Rare Books & Autographs (SKU: 306793)

The Trotting and The Pacing Horse in America

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The Trotting and The Pacing Horse in America

by [HORSE RACING]. BUSBEY, Hamilton

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First edition (so stated). Thick octavo. Frontispiece and 48 b/w halftone illustrations. Full gilt stamped contemporary dark green morocco by Stikeman, t.e.g., others uncut, the spine with gilt stamped horse head, fish and sporting dog devices. Fine. Heraldic bookplate of M.C.D. Borden on the front pastedown. 369 pages. Number 20 of 100 copies on large paper. The American Sportsman Library. Printed by the Norwood Press, Norwood, Massachusetts.

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Bookseller
Houle Rare Books & Autographs US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
306793
Title
The Trotting and The Pacing Horse in America
Author
[HORSE RACING]. BUSBEY, Hamilton
Book condition
Used - Fine
Jacket condition
No Dust Jacket
Quantity-available
1
Edition
1st Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
The Macmillan Company
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
1904
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